Years ago, I lost my temper while arguing with my brother, and said, "Jeff, I could teach you everything I know and you'd still be an idiot." Please keep that in mind as you read this site.

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Signs of the Times

My daughter has a floor-mat jigsaw puzzle of the Solar System. It only has eight planets—no Pluto. I feel… dated.
February 09, 2010

I Apologize For Standing You Up…

If I’m supposed to meet you today, but don’t show up, I apologize: Google Calendar is “temporarily unavailable”. There was no warning that I saw; disturbing ...
February 05, 2010

Dumber Is Productiver

I do almost all of my work now in a command-line shell, including reading email and composing text of all kinds. And I mean it when I say “a” shell—I almost ...
February 03, 2010